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Marginalized voices have always been at the forefront of the internet, yet our stories often go overlooked. Bridget Todd chronicles our experiences online, and the ways marginalized voices have shaped the internet from the very beginning. We need monuments to all of the identities that make being online what it is. So let’s build them.

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    • 3.9 • 542 Ratings

Marginalized voices have always been at the forefront of the internet, yet our stories often go overlooked. Bridget Todd chronicles our experiences online, and the ways marginalized voices have shaped the internet from the very beginning. We need monuments to all of the identities that make being online what it is. So let’s build them.

    DISINFORMED is over for now, but the conversation continues

    DISINFORMED is over for now, but the conversation continues

    On our final episode of this season, Bridget sits down with producer Mike to look back at where we've been and where we're going next. 

    If you'd like to get in touch with Bridget and the team for speaking or events (or anything else!) shoot us an email Hello@Tangoti.com
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    • 36 min
    DISINFORMED: CBS erases Black women in a story about racial bias

    DISINFORMED: CBS erases Black women in a story about racial bias

    Joy Buolamwini, Timnit Gebru, and Deb Raji, are Black female scientists who conducted groundbreaking research on gender and racial bias in facial recognition technology.

    So why did CBS completely erase their work in a story about racial bias?

    SIGN THE PETITION: https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/black-women-did-the-work-then-they-were-denied-the-credit?share=0dd37fd3-eb5c-4e5a-820c-f1f4a48d076a
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    • 5 min
    DISINFORMED: True crime podcaster, attorney, and advocate Rabia Chaudry is at the center of a targeted harassment campaign

    DISINFORMED: True crime podcaster, attorney, and advocate Rabia Chaudry is at the center of a targeted harassment campaign

    You might know attorney and justice advocate Rabia Chaudry from the hit podcast Serial. Or her hit podcast Undisclosed, a true crime podcast that explores people who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes. Or maybe her other other hit podcast The Hidden Djinn.

    Rabia’s mission is to exonerate the wrongly convicted. Her work is incredibly important. But right now, another true crime podcaster is waging a coordinated harassment campaign against her. But this episode isn’t about him. Here’s how she continues to flourish and do her important work in the midst of it.

    Listen to Rabia’s podcast Undisclosed: https://undisclosed-podcast.com/

    Want to write a letter to someone in prison? Here’s how: https://www.sisterhelen.org/writing-to-someone-in-prison/
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    • 41 min
    DISINFORMED: Gwyneth Paltrow is a scammer

    DISINFORMED: Gwyneth Paltrow is a scammer

    Last week, Australian women spoke up after the beauty and wellness retailer Mecca announced Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow as the keynote speaker for their wellness event Mecca Life.

    Women rightly called out Gwyneth Paltrow’s particular brand of harmful misinformation that targets women.

    Paltrow profits off of peddling lies about women’s bodies. It’s not empowering - it’s harmful.
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    • 8 min
    Tangoti Classic: Bill Gates' divorce sheds light on Jeffrey Epstein's deep tech connections

    Tangoti Classic: Bill Gates' divorce sheds light on Jeffrey Epstein's deep tech connections

    Bill and Melinda Gates are divorcing and the Wall Street Journal reported it is in part due to Bill meeting with convicted child sexual abuser Jeffrey Epstein. 

    We should talk about Epstein's ties to tech and it's a great time to be revist the story of Arwa Mboya, a Kenyan virtual reality programer and MIT student who was the first person to call for the head of MIT's Media Lab to step down because of his financial ties to Epstein. 
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    • 44 min
    DISINFORMED: Trump's Facebook ban was upheld. Is this censorship? NO! Pen America's Nora Benavidez explains.

    DISINFORMED: Trump's Facebook ban was upheld. Is this censorship? NO! Pen America's Nora Benavidez explains.

    On Wednesday Facebook's Oversight Board upheld the decision to ban Trump from social media for now. Facebook has 6 months to decide if the decision will be permanent. Some may say banning Trump from social media is a free speech issue, but in a February episode of DISINFORMED, Nora Benavidez, Pen America's director of Free Expression Programs says they're wrong. Let's revisit why she says banning Trump from social media is not censorship. 

    Follow Nora: https://twitter.com/AttorneyNora
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    • 49 min

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